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Spring Woodland Savanna Garden

Spring Woodland Savanna Garden On Mother’s Day, 2009, my son and daughter-in-law and Joey and Kate took me to the Chicago Botanic Garden.  It was on May 11, and was rather cool–in every sense of the word–that day and Spring was late then as it is this year.  While we visited most of the garden, […]

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A BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN FOR SPRING

A BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN FOR SPRING  Many years ago, when my children were young, we drove up to Door County to spend Memorial Day weekend.  The weather was quite cool–the tourist season had not yet started.  The peninsula was, however, exquisite; a beautiful time of year to visit. The cherry trees, for which the […]

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Blue Blossoms in September

Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the Deity to be a source of delight.  John Ruskin  BLUE BLOSSOMS IN SEPTEMBER  I’m going to take a detour from the traditional autumn asters and goldenrods into the less common Bottle Gentian and Blue Lobelia, both in bloom in September with brilliant sapphire blossoms. The Chicago Botanic Garden […]

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